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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By scarpfish
That's what happens when you miss the trees. ...

That's what happens when you miss the trees. :clap:

Congrats to him. The disc golf gods kind of owe him after Worlds.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,613
Posted By scarpfish
My point was to let the finders keepers crowd...

My point was to let the finders keepers crowd know they generally have no legal high standing in keeping a disc they found unless they can prove the person who put it wherever they found had no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,613
Posted By scarpfish
Pretty much every state in the country has a...

Pretty much every state in the country has a statute on lost, mislaid or abandoned property (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost,_mislaid,_and_abandoned_property#Mislaid_property) folks. Very few...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
Pretty much always a reality in some locales. ...

Pretty much always a reality in some locales. All the trophy only bottom division does is move people up to MA2.


In other words, all non sanctioned players stay home.


I won't call you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
Or here's a better suggestion. Let state...

Or here's a better suggestion. Let state coordinators decide at B-tiers and individual TD's decide at C-tiers how many (or few) ratings breaks they want and where to put them. These people have a...
Forum: Tournaments 11-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By scarpfish
I'm guessing this is the tournament in question. ...

I'm guessing this is the tournament in question.

http://www.pdga.com/tour/event/18972
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By scarpfish
It was a lot easier yet just to type in a fake...

It was a lot easier yet just to type in a fake e-mail address.
Forum: Tournaments 11-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By scarpfish
Results are likely still unofficial and points...

Results are likely still unofficial and points generally aren't posted until they are official. When the silver trophy under status on the events page turns gold, I think that's when they're final.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
You have to consider that for entities on the...

You have to consider that for entities on the sponsorship end (namely the disc manufacturers), tournaments are a vehicle for getting their products into as many people's hands as possible. From...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By scarpfish
There's absolutely nothing the OP is proposing...

There's absolutely nothing the OP is proposing that makes his event stand out other than it has a really high entry fee and a really top heavy payout. For the winners to be able to get those kind of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
Considering there are only 1-2 such events per...

Considering there are only 1-2 such events per year, and TD's as a whole generally have a habit of putting a degree of their existing menial profits back into the club/course, I'm not exactly...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
Taking a shot only takes a few seconds. Time for...

Taking a shot only takes a few seconds. Time for a pro to set one up can take up to 30 seconds. Most of those extra shots are going to be approaches and putts. In many cases the intermediate/rec...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
I'd suspect there are a number of C-tier running...

I'd suspect there are a number of C-tier running TD's that would prefer go the unsanctioned route and not have to deal with the PDGA, if it weren't for insurance requirements their locale makes them...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
Why does the Big Ten conference stick with that...

Why does the Big Ten conference stick with that name despite the fact there are fourteen schools in it? Why is MTV still called that despite the fact that they hardly play any music anymore? Why is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
The thing is, the TD counts on those lousy...

The thing is, the TD counts on those lousy players for whatever "profit margin" he's going to get from the event. If he's putting some of that money into the pro purse, so do the pros.



No,...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,230
Posted By scarpfish
Losing discs at home, because you're a lousy...

Losing discs at home, because you're a lousy housekeeper.

Finally found my PDGA new member Storm the other day while decluttering.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 12,143
Posted By scarpfish
If we could ween amateur players off of payouts,...

If we could ween amateur players off of payouts, and just replace the markup from that merch, with markup from a bigger player's pack, or dare I say, a nominal fee for having a competition organized,...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By scarpfish
Even in Sweeden it appears, no course is safe...

Even in Sweeden it appears, no course is safe from busybody government.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,614
Posted By scarpfish
This isn't a team sport like the ones you...

This isn't a team sport like the ones you mentioned. Ever watch golf? They tend to be quiet there too when someone is executing a shot. That etiquette carried over to disc golf.


We're not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,234
Posted By scarpfish
Sometimes the numbers do not tell the entire...

Sometimes the numbers do not tell the entire story. Especially when a good course gets its rating dinged because a few crybabies with no game use the review console for revenge, or one gets an...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-19-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,736
Posted By scarpfish
Putters are easy to lose when you have baskets...

Putters are easy to lose when you have baskets near water.

They're also easy to lose when you throw multiples and don't pick them all up.
Forum: Tournaments 11-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,646
Posted By scarpfish
With a large contingency of players in the upper...

With a large contingency of players in the upper Midwest/Northeast, Toronto probably would be the best candidate for an outside the US Worlds, somewhere in BC probably being second best.

But...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-18-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,059
Posted By scarpfish
One drill that I sometimes did was incorporate...

One drill that I sometimes did was incorporate short approaches into my routine. I'd take four putters and do three attempts at parking them from say 100-150' away. The fourth putter was for...
Forum: Tournaments 11-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,646
Posted By scarpfish
When you consider a lot of US players probably...

When you consider a lot of US players probably don't have passports and would have to get them to travel to a European hosted worlds, and a lot of them have to deal with time/monetary logistical...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,614
Posted By scarpfish
If you want a 5 hour/2 round tournament, hold the...

If you want a 5 hour/2 round tournament, hold the event at a pitch and putt, limit the field to 40 people, have absolutely no fivesomes, and limit foursomes to groups who are close to tourney HQ.
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